Wilderness injuries are most dangerous when you're unprepared for them. This clear, practical, comprehensive guide covers the essentials of what to do if you or a companion is injured or falls ill in the wilderness.
Based on the techniques used by the world-renowned Outward Bound organization, this handbook reviews all the major first-aid and diagnostic procedures the informed layperson can use in the wilderness.
Supported by numerous diagrams and drawings, and based on the authors' years of practical medical experience afield. The Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook will be an essential addition to the field kit of anyone who ventures into wild country.
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Original date: March 4, 1998
Last updated: March 4, 1998